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Through creative combinations of ethnohistoric evidence, iconography, and contextual analysis of faunal remains, this work offers new insight into the mechanisms involved in food provisioning for complex societies.
This work is the first English translation of the complete text of the Title of Totonicapán, one of the most important documents composed by the K’iche’ Maya in the highlands of Guatemala, second only to the Popol Vuh.
Nazi Euthanasia on Trial, 1945-1953
The Historical, Relational, and Contingent Interplay of Ch’orti’ Indigeneity
In Where Did the Eastern Mayas Go?Brent E. Metz explores the complicatedissue of who is Indigenous by focusing on the sociohistorical transformations over thepast two millennia of the population currently known as the Ch’orti’ Maya.
The Colorado-Kansas Railway and the Frontier of Enterprise in Colorado, 1890-1960
Bound by Steel and Stone analyzes the Colorado-Kansas Railway through the economic enterprise in the American West in the decades after the supposed 1890 closing of the frontier.
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